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The Writers' Block | Nov 26, 2012

The Entertainer

Margaret Talbot, staff writer for The New Yorker, reads a passage from The Entertainer about her Hollywood actor father and his relationship with Ed Wood. (Running Time: 11:46) By Margaret Talbot   



The Writers' Block | Nov 19, 2012

Yes, Chef

Marcus Samuelsson, James Beard Award recipient and winner of Top Chef Masters, reads a passage from his memoir, Yes, Chef. By Marcus Samuelsson   



The Writers' Block | Nov 12, 2012

More Fine Fine Music

Cassie J. Sneider reads "Homegrown," a story from her hilarious collection Fine Fine Music about Jersey, the importance of having a car antenna, and violent monkeys. By Cassie J. Sneider   



The Writers' Block | Nov 05, 2012

Memorized Poems

Sam Sax, the first ever Bay Area Unified Grand Slam Champion, reads a selection of his poems. By Sam Sax   



The Writers' Block | Oct 29, 2012

Under Wildwood

Colin Meloy, also known as the lead singer of The Decemberists, reads from Under Wildwood, the second book in the Wildwood series. By Colin Meloy   



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